Posted on 10/10/2019 at 01:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’d expected to share more on today’s Nobel Prize in Literature winners — hoped, in fact, that our favorite book...

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Posted on 09/25/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you’re fascinated by the British political turmoil or would prefer your fiction to be stranger than truth, we have...

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Posted on 09/24/2019 at 02:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The original version of a hugely influential indictment of Stalinism, lost for decades, has now been professionally translated into English....

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Posted on 09/23/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Over 250 writers have signed a public letter in support of author Kamila Shamsie, whose political views led a literary...

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Posted on 09/21/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Merriam-Webster added over 530 words to its dictionary this past week. As usual, some were familiar to us — vacay,...

Tagged As: Diversity, Language, Politics

Posted on 09/17/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Edward Snowden’s memoir, Permanent Record, went on sale today. Many Americans aren’t interested in hearing what the whistle-blowing former CIA...

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Posted on 09/15/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What could be better than a vacation in Wales? Staying in a library while you’re there, of course! Gladstone’s Library...

Posted on 09/12/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An author serving a life sentence in jail has made a nonfiction award longlist. Turkish writer Ahmet Altan was imprisoned...

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Tagged As: Awards, Nonfiction, Politics

Posted on 09/12/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The political turmoil that has followed England's Brexit vote continues to inspire authors. Ian McEwan announced today that he’ll release...

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Tagged As: Politics, The Guardian

Posted on 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times declares that today is Super Tuesday for books, and that’s no exaggeration. In addition to The...

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